Field Trips

This March, take a field trip that celebrates special events like Music in Our Schools Month, National Irish-American Heritage Month, Plant a Flower Day, International Earth Day, and Take a Walk in the Park Day. To explore these themes, use the ACTIVITY filter below and search under Theater, Dance, Music, Shows; Multicultural & Heritage; Botanical Gardens & Arboreta; Environmental Studies & Nature Centers; and more! Plan for April >>


ACTIVITY - Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VIRGINIA, CharlottesvilleTEL - 434-984-9880 Read More

Triple C Camp

ACTIVITY - Adventure Parks, Climbing, Ropes Courses, Ziplines, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnights Trips, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA, CharlottesvilleTEL - 434-293-2529 Read More

Center for Politics

ACTIVITY - Government, Civics & Presidents GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School, College COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VIRGINIA, CharlottesvilleTEL - 434-243-8468

Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center

ACTIVITY - Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VIRGINIA, CharlottesvilleTEL - 434-979-2425

Virginia Discovery Museum

ACTIVITY - Children's Museums & Indoor Fun GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool VIRGINIA, CharlottesvilleTEL - 434-977-1025


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About us (formerly and offers field trip ideas for class trips, scout group trips, camp group field trips, and homeschool group field trips in Charlottesville—early childhood through college. Search for class trips in Charlottesville by by group type, cost, activity/curriculum type, grade level, distance, and venue name or keyword.

Day class trips are divided by curriculum and subject area:

    Find Charlottesville art museums, theater, dance, and music concert field trips.
    Find Charlottesville class trips to children’s museums, petting zoos, and kids’ shows.
    View Charlottesville history museums, government & civics, historic sites, living history museums, and multicultural field trip ideas.
    Find Charlottesville team building field trips, health & safety exhibits, and character education experiences.
    Find Charlottesville aquariums, botanical gardens, environmental studies & nature centers, farms & mazes, planetariums, science museums, STEAM & STEM field trips, dinosaur exhibits, and zoos.
    Find Charlottesville field trip ideas for adventure parks, ropes courses, ziplines, boat excursions, amusement parks, waterparks, kayaking, rafting, tubing, laser tag paintball, roller skating rinks, ice-skating rinks, mini-golf attractions, indoor amusement & recreation centers, and outdoor amusement & recreation centers.

Overnight field trips include trips to NYC, trips to Boston, trips to Washington, DC, trips to Chicago, trips to Atlanta, and other historic cities throughout the US. Retreats are available for environmental education, team building, and recreation.

We created field trip lesson plans to help teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and homeschool parents provide an enriching experience for their groups. We know funds for class trips are limited, so we’ve included grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more.

It’s important that students and youth explore new environments, learn about other cultures, and develop an understanding of inclusivity as part of the educational process. People learn in different ways—through hearing, seeing, touching, talking, or doing. Class trips can provide a multi-dimensional learning experience. can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at

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We have added a new section for Virtual Field Trips on so that students can experience the fun and enrichment of field trips from the safety of their home computer. Assign a virtual field trip with a follow-up assignment or discussion.

To explore Virtual Field Trips in the Arts, Science, Social Studies, and more, select “Virtual” in the Destinations menu or select your state and search “Virtual Field Trips” using the Activity filter.